Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

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BT EXCLUSIVE

Where do you live? A S$5.50 fee can tell all

"KAYPOHS", or nosy parkers, who once treated initial public offering (IPO)...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

EY's audits on Noble unit under review

THE audits conducted by accountants from the Singapore arm of EY on a subsidiary of...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

The Emirates, where art is blooming

IF YOU'RE looking for world-class art, creative capitals such as Basel, Paris,...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

King Albert Park strata mall to house cinema, more shops

FACED with promised anchor tenants that did not show up, falling retail rents and low...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Singapore's real estate investment market is No 2 in Asia-Pac: report

SINGAPORE'S real estate investment market has been ranked second in the Asia Pacific...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

2019's hottest Singapore jobs are analytics, data-driven roles

SINGAPORE hiring is likely to see stable growth in 2019, with top jobs in demand to be...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM
ST GLOBAL OUTLOOK FORUM

Chan to Singaporeans: Deepen understanding of region

THERE is a real need for Singaporeans to understand the region better, so that Singapore...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

EDB eyes investments in tech, ICT, healthcare

AS a Singapore-based investor, self-proclaimed to be "Singapore-first" and to...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Smart technologies a growth area for Daikin in Singapore

LONG a household name in Singapore, the aircon nation, Osaka-headquartered air...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM
OPINION

Joining hands for greater cross-border trade

ANNUALLY, over 250 million companies around the world transact goods and services worth...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Go-Jek to enter Singapore this week, in challenge to Grab

INDONESIA'S Go-Jek plans to roll out a preliminary version of its ride-hailing app...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Complaints against banks and insurers climb: FIDReC

THE number of complaints filed with Singapore-based Financial Industry Disputes...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

COMPANIES & MARKETS

Exotix Capital initiates coverage on Wilmar with 'sell' call

EXOTIX Capital has initiated coverage on agribusiness group Wilmar International with a...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Ghosn's deferred pay 'ballooned after shift in rules'

CARLOS Ghosn's deferred income ballooned over the past eight years as he sought to...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Ascendas Hospitality Trust to buy Ibis Ambassador Seoul for 77.5 billion won

ASCENDAS Hospitality Trust is set to acquire another hotel property in South Korea for 77...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

GRP unit no longer assured of winning project in China

UNDER a new agreement with the local government and recent changes to land-right policies...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

China's WuXi AppTec launches U$1b HK listing

SHANGHAI-listed Chinese medical tech platform WuXi AppTec has launched a Hong Kong...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Amazon unveils server chip, challenging Intel on price

AMAZON.COM Inc has taken a big step towards reducing reliance on Intel Corp for a...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Corporate digest

China Everbright Water has secured a project commanding an investment of about 230...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM
STOCKS

Asia stocks get mild mid-week boost

ASIAN MARKETS mostly saw moderate gains on Wednesday, as the latest positive turn in the...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Brokers' take

Headline net profit fell 86 per cent for the first nine months of 2018, year-on-year (y-o...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM
CURRENCIES

Dollar holds near recent highs ahead of Powell speech

THE dollar rose for a fourth straight day on Wednesday as rising trade tensions prompted...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

REAL ESTATE

Pod Structures launches modular made-in-Singapore homes for multiple markets

MODULAR house builder Pod Structures announced the launch of its MOVIT brand of bespoke...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Completed condo, private apartment prices fall 0.6% in Oct

PRICES of completed private apartments and condominiums in Singapore fell further by 0.6...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Beauty World Plaza owners launch redevelopment site for tender

THE owners of the Beauty World Plaza retail and residential building are putting up the...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Bukit Panjang property up for collective sale for S$42m

A ROW of apartments with commercial shops in Phoenix Road, Bukit Panjang, will be put up...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

BANKING & FINANCE

HK finance sector M&A deals fall on China controls

MERGERS and acquisitions targeting Hong Kong financial firms have slumped this year, with...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Pakistan says it can afford to wait for IMF bailout

PAKISTAN'S Finance Minister Asad Umar said the government can afford a two-month...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

ENERGY & COMMODITIES

Platinum market set for big surpluses in 2018, 2019

THE global platinum market will be oversupplied by around half a million ounces both this...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Murphy Oil in talks to sell Malaysian oil and gas assets, say sources

MURPHY Oil Corporation is in talks to sell its Malaysian oil and gas assets after an...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

More LNG traders prefer to keep their fuel inside vessels

SOME liquefied natural gas (LNG) sellers aren't in a rush to deliver their...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

TECHNOLOGY

NZ rejects Huawei's first 5G bid, cites national security risk

NEW Zealand's intelligence agency has rejected the telecom industry's first...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Chinese geneticist says he's proud of his baby-editing work

A CHINESE scientist at the centre of an ethical storm over what he claims are the world...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

CONSUMER

All the winners and losers of Black Friday this year

THE presents may not yet be wrapped and under the tree, but at least they're in...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

TRANSPORT

Faulty sensor wasn't fixed before Lion Air crash

A MALFUNCTIONING sensor at the centre of the investigation into the Oct 29 crash of a...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Far from leaving China anytime soon, GM has committed to going big there

SORRY, DONALD TRUMP: General Motors Co isn't leaving China anytime soon. It can...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

About 100 Rohingya fleeing by boat sent back to Myanmar

NEARLY 100 Rohingya Muslims were forced back to Myanmar's Rakhine state after being...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY

The challenges facing key players at the G-20 summit

GLOBAL leaders will gather in the Argentinian capital for a Group of 20 (G-20) summit...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM
LATEST US DATA

Q3 growth still strong at 3.5% despite slower household spending

THE US ECONOMY remained on a solid footing in the third quarter, matching previously...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

UK GDP will suffer 10.7% hit in worst case no-deal Brexit: report

THE UK will suffer a major economic hit if Parliament rejects Prime Minister Theresa May...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Fed urged to get more serious about US corporate debt risks

BANKERS, executives and investors are warning Federal Reserve officials that record...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

LIFE & CULTURE

Argentine polo turns to genetics to produce champions

ARE champions born, or raised? That's the question scientists in Argentina are...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

A choreographer's love letter to Alvin Ailey

CHOREOGRAPHER Ronald K Brown stepped into a big studio at Alvin Ailey American Dance...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

OPINION

HOCK LOCK SIEW

Hospitality counters OUEHT, CDLHT to ride recovery wave in 2019

THE outlook looks bright for the hospitality industry next year, with analysts pointing...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

How Democrats can win the next election

FOLLOWING this week's announcement by General Motors that it was planning to cease...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM
THE BOTTOM LINE

Safety, security key to a nation's well-being and prosperity

DESPITE all we hear and see, there is some very good news - global prosperity is at its...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM
EDITORIAL

Leadership succession in Singapore: Keeping it predictable

AT its Central Executive Committee meeting on Friday, the People's Action Party (PAP...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

Why a US-China tariff ceasefire is coming soon

THE meeting between US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping at...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

US, China and the tech war: Implications for Asia

LAST week, the US Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the Department of Commerce...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM
COMMENTARY

Editing babies? We need to learn a lot more first

SOONER or later it was bound to happen. A rogue scientist in China claims to have edited...
PUBLISHED Nov 29, 2018 05:50 AM

BREAKING NEWS

Dec 11, 2018 01:21 PM

Singapore stocks: STI resumes Tuesday afternoon at 3,059.08, down 0.43% on day

SINGAPORE stocks fell on Tuesday afternoon's trading resumption, with the Straits Times Index declining 0.43 per...
Dec 11, 2018 01:08 PM

Singapore firms raise US$4.9b in equity capital markets to date in 2018; 30.1% fall from 2017: Refinitiv

SINGAPORE companies have raised US$4.9 billion in equity capital markets (ECMs) so far this year, a 30.1 per cent...
Dec 11, 2018 12:44 PM

Hong Kong says no to nano flats as prices start to crater

[HONG KONG] Could nano flats - billed as one way of solving Hong Kong's chronic housing shortage - be on the way...
Dec 11, 2018 12:13 PM

Korea: Stocks flat, won slips on Brexit vote delay

[SEOUL] South Korea's Kospi stock index traded flat on Tuesday as sharp gains in Samsung BioLogics Co on...
Dec 11, 2018 12:01 PM

Asia: Stocks trade mixed

[SYDNEY] Asian stocks traded mixed Tuesday after further discussions on trade between Washington and Beijing, and a...
Dec 11, 2018 11:43 AM

Diets and weight loss: it’s a complicated link

[NEW YORK] You'd think that scientists at an international conference on obesity would know by now which diet is...
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